No Pockets in a Shroud

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Disruptive Publishing, Apr 1, 2008 - Fiction - 164 pages
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Mike Dolan wages a long war against corruption. Surrounded by lies, he wants to print the truth. He quits his job on The Times-Gazette and founds The Cosmopolite with borrowed money.

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Horace Stanley McCoy (1897-1955) was an American novelist whose gritty, hardboiled novels documented the hardships Americans faced during the Depression and post-war periods. McCoy grew up in Tennessee and Texas; after serving in the air force during World War I, he worked as a journalist, film actor, and screenplay writer, and is author of five novels including "They Shoot Horses, Don't They? "(1935) and the noir classic "Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye "(1948). Though underappreciated in his own time, McCoy is now recognized as a peer of Dashiell Hammett and James Cain. He died in Beverly Hills, California, in 1955.

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